Overline: Workshop
Headline: "Environmental protection of the High North"

The German Environment Agency (UBA) is hosting the expert workshop "Environmental protection of the High North – How to protect the Arctic from afar?", which will take place on 24 October 2018 at the German Environment Agency (Bismarckplatz 1, 14193 Berlin) from 9am to 5pm.

This workshop is part of the research project “Environmental Guidelines for German Arctic Policy” commissioned by the German Environment Agency and organized by the Ecologic Institute and the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies.

BACKGROUND

The expert workshop aims to enable exchange and discussion on how Arctic Council observers can engage strategically and practically in Arctic environmental protection. In an exchange with states that are active in the High North, indigenous communities, businesses, research and civil society, potential solutions are developed for a sustainable development in the Arctic that allows to reconcile a wide spectrum of interests in the region. Topics include in particular climate change and air pollution control, shipping and tourism.

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Arctic-Workshop@ecologic-events.eu